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Jean Gerson

Jean Charlier de Gerson was a French scholar, educator, reformer, and poet, Chancellor of the University of Paris, a guiding light of the conciliar movement and one of the most prominent theologians at the Council of Constance. He was one of the first thinkers to develop what would later come to be called natural rights theory, and was also one of the first individuals to defend Joan of Arc and proclaim her supernatural vocation as authentic... Read More

Born13 December 1363
Gerson-lès-Barby, Champagne,
Kingdom of France
Died12 July 1429 (aged 65)
Lyon, Kingdom of France
OccupationScholar, educator, reformer, poet
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